David E. Norman lap run held

David E. Norman Elementary held their annual Panther Lap Run on April 21. Students gathered pledges from family, friends,and the community, towards how many laps they would run in a twenty-minute period. With sunny skies smiling down, and nearly 400 … [Read more...]

Legislators should not be able to hide from public scrutiny

“Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.”  — Justice Louis Brandeis This is Sunshine Week, created by the … [Read more...]

Vincenzina Mariani Solferino

July 6, 1926 – February 16, 2016 Vinny was born in San Pietro Avellana, Italy on July 6, 1926.  She attended school there until she was eight years old.  During those years the students were required to wear uniforms, by the Fascist Dictator … [Read more...]

Hampton, Hunt named December Junior Elks students

Daniel Grover Hampton and Holly Kate Hunt have been named Junior Students of the Month for December, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Hampton, age 14, is the son of Charollete Baldwin and Larry Hampton of Ely. Hunt, age 14, is the daughter of … [Read more...]

Grand Opening

  A longtime local eye doctor is expanding and upgrading his practice to keep pace with a growing Ely. Born and raised in Ely, Dr. Kent Robertson graduated from White Pine High School in 1979. He then went on to college at Southern … [Read more...]

Bobcats had an extra week to prepare for Needles

The White Pine High School Bobcats are fully rested and ready to play for a division title against Needles at home on Thursday at 7 p.m. With a win, the Bobcats will secure their first division title since they went undefeated in 2011. The … [Read more...]

Betty “BJ” Jean Sabala

Betty “BJ” Jean Sabala, 85 died Saturday, June 20, 2015 in Oroville California. Betty was born to Beatrice and Arthur Clayhold in Oakland,California, July 23, 1929. Betty is survived by her brother, Donald Clayhold of Kennewick, Washington, sons; … [Read more...]

Dean J. Stathos

Dean J. Stathos, age 77, a resident of Reno, passed away suddenly on May 11 after a brief illness.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Sheila Stathos and a niece, Connie Lujano Walker. Dean was born on August 27, 1937 in Ely, Nevada to the late … [Read more...]

Art and English high school teacher honored by Lions Club

By Adam Young WPHS Principal I would like to nominate Rose Mehlaff of White Pine High School as the Lions’ Club Teacher of the Month. Mehlhaff teaches American Literature, English 10 Honors and Art. She has been teaching at the school for five … [Read more...]

Lund teacher recognized by district

By Bob Dolezal White Pine School District Superintendent It is with great pride that I recommend Heather Sabaitis for District Teacher of the Month. She has the unique challenge of teaching a mixed class of Kindergarten and first grade students … [Read more...]